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San Carlos East (Miocene of Argentina)

Where: Mendoza, Argentina (33.8° S, 69.0° W: paleocoordinates 34.0° S, 66.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Huayquerian mammal zone, Huayquerías Formation, Huayquerian (9.0 - 6.8 Ma)

• Edad-mamífero continental Huayqueriense (Mioceno Superior) de Mendoza.

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. L. Minoprio in 1955

Primary reference: O. J. Linares. 1981. Tres nuevos carnivoros Procionidos fósiles del Mioceno de Norte y Sudamerica. Ameghiniana 18(3-4):113-121 [C. Jaramillo/J. Carrillo] more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 140712: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Juan Carrillo on 15.03.2013

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